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Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

Mar 25, 2020

To celebrate women's history month, this series of talks from our archive explores stories of powerful women and how their legacies have been shaped by their gender.         

In this final talk from this series, historian Lisa Hilton explores the lives of England’s medieval queens, from Matilda of Flanders, the...


Mar 18, 2020

In this discussion a panel of experts explore the qualities of good leaders as they consider the question 'what can we learn from the great leaders of history?' Of course, most leaders of the past were men, so the panel explore the concepts of gender and leadership.

This talk was recorded at the Tower of London in...


Mar 11, 2020

To celebrate women's history month, this mini series of talks from our archive explores stories of powerful women and how their legacies have been shaped by their gender. Join Historic Royal Palaces’ Chief Curator, Tracy Borman, as she uncovers the extraordinary life of Henrietta Howard, mistress of George II...


Mar 4, 2020

To celebrate women's history month, this mini series of talks from our archive explores stories of powerful women and how their legacies have been shaped by their gender.         

In this conversation, historian Dr Alice Hunt traces Mary I's life from her birth as a royal princess to her ultimate succession and reign as...